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Companionship and family-building in the complex planetary future
What might the future look like in terms of how family and intimate lives are composed? How do cultural expectations of childbearing collide with changing family forms and challenging environmental, social, and economic contexts, and what does this mean for
Newest CRFR Co-Directors, Michelle King-Okoye and Kaveri Qureshi
Our newest CRFR Co-Directors, Michelle King-Okoye and Kaveri Qureshi share some information about themselves, their research interests and their plans for CRFR.
Launch of a new Research Network on children’s human rights
Scotland is making great strides in implementing children’s human rights and human rights more broadly. To maximise the impact of these ground-breaking changes, Scotland’s research community needs to be poised to critique, support and evaluate this implementation.
Academic bodies – a reflection on the experience of pregnancy during PhD studies
My pregnancy wasn’t planned.
I was in the middle of writing my MSc by research dissertation and I just asked – the universe, God, the small bundle of cells growing inside me – “please, let me have
How do we choose between destitution and exploitation?
When a man drove up to Mark in an expensive car and offered him work, Mark thought it sounded excellent. It was 2009 and he’d fallen on hard times. In fact, he was homeless. The man said he’d pay Mark
A space for quiet activism: A ‘public living room’ in an Edinburgh library
What comes to mind when you think of activism? People gluing themselves to a road? Or, shouting and chanting with banners outside parliament? Did you know there is a quieter, more hidden form of organised political action which fosters and
The secret pathways of relationality: uncoupling beyond the couple
‘What a foamy mixture a couple is. Even if the relationship shatters and ends, it continues to act in secret pathways, it doesn’t die, it doesn’t want to die’. So observes Olga, the protagonist in Elena Ferrante’s
Just the fault of religion?
Are some organisations more likely than others to sexually abuse children, due to their unique beliefs and behaviour? Or is it the risk factors they share with other, different organisations which enable abuse to continue unchecked?